Thursday, September 1 / 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM   •   Room P 11

Session 28:
Health disparities and well-being at older ages

Chair: Yuka Sugawara Minagawa, Sophia University

  1. Disparities in cognitive functioning of U.S. older adults by race and Hispanic origin Kenneth M. Langa, University of Michigan; Rebeca Wong, University of Texas at Galveston; Brian Downer, University of Texas at Galveston; Carlos Diaz-Venegas, Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research;

  2. Education inequalities in health among older Europeans: the role of active aging Aïda Solé-Auró, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Bruno Arpino, Universitat Pompeu Fabra;

  3. Quality of life of frail older adults living independently: the role of informal care and the living environment Eva U. B. Kibele, University of Groningen; Aleid Brouwer, University of Groningen; George de Kam, University of Groningen; Anna Petra Nieboer, Erasmus University Rotterdam;

  4. The role of circumstances in explaining health and income related inequalities in European countries Luca Pieroni, Università di Perugia; Donatella Lanari, Università di Perugia; Marta Pasqualini, Sapienza Università di Roma; Liliana Minelli, Università di Perugia; Luca Salmasi, Università di Perugia;

  5. The effects of the economic crisis on the older population in Italy: is the recession bad for their health? Cecilia Tomassini, Università degli Studi del Molise; Alessandra Samoggia, Università di Bologna; Elisa Cisotto, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano; Giulia Cavrini, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano;

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